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Circular Economy SMEs across Europe - Good practices Barcelona - Bottrop - Dublin

Kick-Off: Connecting the dots (23 April 2021: 10 - 11 AM CET)



Moderator: Hanne Hagedorn, Green Tech Network North-Rhine Westphalia

1. Introduction video “Connecting the dots”

      2. Dialogue panel on the transition to a Circular Economy

        • How will the future of the economy look like and how to transition?
          Henning Wilts, Director Circular Economy at Wuppertal Institute
        • Solving two challenges in one? – Experiences from the World Circular Economy Forum+climate
          Freek van Eijk, Director at Holland Circular Hotspot

        • Digital Circular Economy – connecting the dots
          Prof. Karl Vrancken, Research Manager Sustainable Materials Management at VITO
        • The need for cross-sectoral cooperation and how does it work?

          Heyd F. Más, Project Lead at PACE (Platform for Accelerating the Circular Economy)

        • How to get started to become a circular SME

          Svenja Grauel, Project Lead Circular Economy at Prosperkolleg, Ruhr West University of Applied Sciences

        3. Inspiring company examples

        • Benefits of circularity for a cradle-to-cradle certified frontrunner
          Lars Baumgürtel, CEO at ZINQ GmbH & Co. KG

        • Cross-sectoral cooperation to close the loop
          tbd, company from Sweden / other

        • More circular, more resilient?! An example of adapting to change such as the Covid 19 pandemic
          Peter Mackenrodt, CEO at m+f KEG-Technik GmbH & Co. KG

        4. Lessons learned and next travel stops

        Registration
        Closed since 31 October 2023
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        Participants
        Germany 86
        Spain 57
        Netherlands 25
        Belgium 20
        Hungary 18
        Switzerland 9
        France 8
        Sweden 8
        Poland 7
        Chile 7
        Austria 5
        Canada 5
        United Kingdom 5
        Türkiye 5
        Portugal 4
        Mexico 4
        Ireland 3
        Norway 3
        Brazil 2
        Estonia 2
        Colombia 2
        Slovenia 2
        Indonesia 2
        Denmark 1
        Moldova, Republic Of 1
        South Africa 1
        Nigeria 1
        China 1
        Italy 1
        Israel 1
        India 1
        Iran, Islamic Republic Of 1
        Morocco 1
        Greece 1
        Ghana 1
        United States 1
        Peru 1
        El Salvador 1
        Argentina 1
        Latvia 1
        Jamaica 1
        Total 307
        Participants
        Company / SME 98
        Start-up 56
        Other 29
        Association/Agency 25
        University 25
        Authority/Government 25
        R&D Institute 25
        Large company 23
        Total 306
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